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World-leading US IT and consulting company. IBM believes that the use of intelligence, reason and science can improve the economy, society and human existence.

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IBM is a member of the Make-IT Alliance. IBM and GIZ launched the “Digital 4 Agriculture” (D4Ag) pilot project together with Make-IT Alliance member SAP.
The Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) projects of “Artificial Intelligence for All – FAIR Forward” and “Make-IT” are working together with IBM to implement an accelerator programme for technology start-ups from Ghana, South Africa, Rwanda and Uganda. The aim is to support local innovations from the fields of AI and machine learning. In addition, the BMZ is collaborating with IBM and the start-up Kaya&Kato to develop a blockchain-based application to track an organic cotton supply chain from Uganda.